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Bug 31174 - Partitioning Howto
Summary: Partitioning Howto
Alias: None
Product: [OLD] Docs-user
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Other (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Benny Chuang (RETIRED)
Depends on:
Reported: 2003-10-14 19:53 UTC by Benny Chuang (RETIRED)
Modified: 2003-12-10 07:19 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

Some corrections (partition-howto.diff,1.66 KB, patch)
2003-10-20 03:57 UTC, Xavier Neys (RETIRED)
Details | Diff

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Description Benny Chuang (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2003-10-14 19:53:51 UTC
A brief guide for users who are interested in a little more advanced harddisk partitioning
Comment 1 Zack Gilburd (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2003-10-14 19:55:51 UTC
Can we also have a chapter in this doc about EVMS and a (not so) brief how-to
on that?
Comment 2 Benny Chuang (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2003-10-14 20:02:55 UTC
no problem. I will try to have the draft ready by next week
Comment 3 Zack Gilburd (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2003-10-14 20:27:30 UTC

The above is an EVMS guide written by drobbins that may be of use to you.
Comment 4 Sven Vermeulen (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2003-10-14 21:29:53 UTC
Don't copy the entire drobbins article into your guide, otherwise we can
have issues with the cc-by-sa license. It is however fine to use parts of
it since it is common knowledge.
Comment 5 Benny Chuang (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2003-10-16 04:01:56 UTC
after a second thought, I think EVMS should be seperated with this guide.
Any ideas?
Comment 6 Benny Chuang (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2003-10-20 00:39:07 UTC
This howto will be hold for a week, Midterm :(
anyway, this is what I've got so far, any corrections and comments will be
here(bugziall) or directly to my mail
Comment 7 Benny Chuang (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2003-10-20 00:39:34 UTC
oops.. here's the link:
Comment 8 Xavier Neys (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2003-10-20 03:57:29 UTC
Created attachment 19524 [details, diff]
Some corrections

Looks promising.
Some minor corrections for you.
FYI, the install guide mentions a /boot partition of 64Mb if using a journalled
fs which is why I changed your 32 into 64. IMHO 32 is well enough in all

One of my boxen has 20 kernels in /boot + grub + pxe files and is only 23Mb
Comment 9 Benny Chuang (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2003-10-24 02:48:47 UTC
Handbook already has the partitioning howto,
this will be marked as "LATER"
(pokes swift)
Comment 10 Sven Vermeulen (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2003-12-10 07:19:43 UTC
Handbook is online. Marking as CLOSED.